Last year was great for property transactions in Benalla, with a 2.2 per cent rise, compared to the 1.1 per cent decrease in regional and rural Victoria.. This is expected to rise even more to five to eightper cent by April this year, thanks to more
Will you join us?. Every March for 70 years, thousands of volunteers have made a wonderful contribution to our community during Red Cross Calling.. They’ve knocked on their neighbour’s doors, said g’day and their combined efforts
A group of local ladies who attend the Benalla Aquatic Centre each week are proving to provide a major benefit to the health and wellbeing of many across our rural city.. During regular visits to the Mair St centre they join in programs including
Last week the Benalla Breast Cancer Support Group met for the first time — 17 ladies, all recently diagnosed and living in Benalla Rural City, met at Rustik Café & Wine Bar for breakfast and a chat.. In most cases the ladies did not
The Saints are coming off an exciting season, blooding a number of new recruits and making finals with a young and inexperienced team.. The Saints finished the season sixth on the ladder with a record of 10 wins and eight losses, after a fast start
Ford Van stolen. Police are reminding the community to lock their cars and secure their keys after a white Ford Van was stolen from a Grant Dve address.. The white Ford Econovan has the registration number of RZJ977, and was stolen between February
The Victorian government will decide on planning applications for four solar farms in the Greater Shepparton region... The City of Greater Shepparton handed over the responsibility and last week the Victorian government agreed to call in the
Australia’s long-standing policy to prevent mergers of the big four banks is ‘‘redundant’’ and the sector needs a new champion to promote competition, the Productivity Commission says.. The commission has released
The Federal Government has announced a plan for new rules regarding the sale of agricultural land in an attempt to address rising foreign investment.. The changes require land to be widely marketed for a minimum of 30 days and for Australians to be
If you like to give your beloved pooch a chicken neck to gnaw on as a treat, you might want to reconsider.. A new study has found eating raw chicken increases the risk of dogs developing a paralysing and sometimes fatal condition by more than 70
Kangaroo Island stud Ella Matta White Suffolk and Merino has credited genetic selection app RamSelect with helping it record its best sales result late last year.. The sale saw the stud sell its highest ever top-priced ram for $16000 and achieve an
Residents from various towns across north-east Victoria have a chance to contribute to the formation of local flood studies for the Goulburn and Broken areas this month.. Work is starting on a flood study for the Broken River floodplain (Lake
The heavily pregnant woman killed after a suspected snake bite in Western Australia’s mid-west region has been identified as Sinita Martin.. Ms Martin, 27, was bitten outside her home in Meekatharra last Monday night and taken to hospital
Mango lovers rejoice — an Australian mango grower-led social media campaign has resulted in the release of the very first mango emoji.. Funded through Hort Innovation during 2016-17 with the tag #mangoemojiplease, emoji authority Unicode
Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE is set to welcome a delegation of dairy representatives from India next week.. GOTAFE secured the contract to deliver the study tour with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB).. The delegation has been drawn
Rochester’s ANZ branch will become the fourth northern Victorian bank to close in nine months, after it was announced it will close on April 24.. An ANZ spokesperson said customers had changed the way they banked in recent years, with more
Come this Friday, we start an entire year that is about ME. If last year was the year of the Donald, this one is the Year of the Dog.. And I have 1.8 billion Chinese people almost entirely focussed on me and my extraordinary qualities, to which they
Queen Elizabeth has joined fashion royalty Anna Wintour on the front row of London's fashion week.
Barnaby Joyce is staring down his critics but he's lost the support of the West Australian Nationals, who say his leadership is untenable.
South Australia's party leaders will talk economics at a debate hosted by the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia on Wednesday.
Police say they are expecting to make more arrests after an investigation into the collapse of a Gold Coast investment firm led to a former director's arrest.
Mathias Cormann will add acting prime minister to his list of jobs while Malcolm Turnbull is away in Washington.
Letting the defence relationship with New Zealand become stale or crumble could cost Australia $1 billion a year, a defence strategist says.
The former WA Liberal National government has been criticised as poor economic managers responsible for record debt and deficit in a special inquiry.
The ex-girlfriend of a man who has been charged with a murder from nearly 30 years ago has told a Sydney jury he said "the nanny saw me, I killed her".
Betting firm William Hill has been hit with a $A12.2 million fine for breaching anti-money laundering and social responsibility regulations.
A cheesy campaign jingle and a promise of internet 10 times faster than the NBN made the highlight reel on day four of the South Australian election campaign.